drinking, dining, golf....
to do in The Langhe Valley!
The Langhe is a place which is rich
in history and romanticism, the fatherland of prized wines and
authentic cuisine. Year after year it attracts connoisseurs from all
over the world and in particular from mid October, which sees the
beginning of the truffle season. The Langhe have not suffered the
invasion of tourism en masse, here, the lovers of good wine and good
food can stay and enjoy at their ease.
Tasting of the typical products
Eat like a prince? – for example, at the famous Grinzane Cavour
restaurant. To know more, just ask one of the two brothers, Maurizio
or Luciano. Not only do they personally know all the restaurants and
bars in the area, but they also make use of their guests’ opinions in
order to be able to give an even more complete service.
This is the home of Barolo, Barbera and Nebbiolo, so to go back home
without even one bottle of these prized red wines would almost be a
sacrilege. Visit some of the many wine producers of the area and have
a taste of their products. It will be an unforgettable experience.
Visit "WI-MU", the new museum for
the word leading wines.
If discovering the area by car is not
exactly your ideal choice, or if you are just simply sports lovers,
you will be able to go on delightful bicycle excursions, taking the
roads or along the country paths. You can, thus, experience the thrill
felt by the professionals in the “Giro d’Italia” cycling race which
often has the Langhe hills as part of its route. The trekking maps are
on sale at Cà San Ponzio, and Maurizio or Luciano, both “inveterate
cyclists”, will be only too pleased to show you their favourite
The golf course, about 10 minutes’
drive away, is especially attractive
(www.golfcherasco.com). Set in an
incredibly beautiful landscape, with the sun always ready to show its
face, this is the ideal location for setting about improving your
See also the new nearby (5 Min.) Golf course in Novello:
Although Milan and Turin, shopping
cities par excellence, are nearby, Alba, Cherasco and Bra can hold
their own and are ready to be discovered as new shopping paradises.
The most famous brands can be found at interesting prices down their
little main streets. And not to mention the Pasticcerie (pastry shops),
which display the marvels of their chocolate jewels.... Is there any
way to resist that kind of temptation?
- Celebrate in a homely atmosphere
Wondering how to transform a family party into a special event? Just
invite friends and relations to the Langhe, and you will be able to feel
the thrill of celebrating in a wine cellar in a warm and simple
atmosphere. Authentic cuisine and excellent wines are our magic formula
and are difficult to find elsewhere.
- Offers from the Langhe Tourist Office
We are happy to help you booking this activities on your request